Topic: native american

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology plans to move its collection to a new Providence location. Most of the collection is currently stored in Bristol on land that will soon be transferred into a land trust.

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Haffenreffer Museum begins complete inventory of one million objects

March 7, 2019 1 comment

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology’s current Providence location within Manning Hall presently houses 99 objects — approximately 0.001 percent of its collection — and has no facilities for long-term storage.

New study reveals extent of colonial native enslavement

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New study reveals extent of colonial native enslavement

February 24, 2017 6 comments

A new study by Associate Professor of History Linford Fisher shows the problem in colonial New England reaches further than previously assumed.